NEET 2024 News Live: Lok Sabha adjourned amid uproar as opposition demands discussion on NEET

NEET 2024 News Live: Lok Sabha adjourned amid uproar as opposition demands discussion on NEET

NEET 2024 News Live: Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, were on adjourned till July 1, 2024, following the protest by the opposition demanding a debate on the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG 2024). The move comes after President Droupadi Murmu mentioned the paper leak issue while addressing the joint sitting of the Parliament on Thursday.


Earlier, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the alleged irregularities in the conduct of NEET UG 2024, on Wednesday questioned the Principal and other staff members of the Oasis School in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh. Meanwhile, the Special CBI Court in Patna has sent two accused in the NEET question paper leak case – Chintu Kumar and Mukesh Kumar – to CBI remand for three days.

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Key developments have emerged from other states as well, most recently from West Bengal where the Kolkata Police arrested a person associated with an educational institution for allegedly taking money from a student’s parent on the promise of a rank in the merit list and a medical seat.

The Kerala Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution demanding the central government to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the alleged irregularities in the conduct of NEET and UGC NET exams.

In Delhi, over a dozen students were detained on Wednesday during a protest against the NEET UG examination organised by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students' union along with other outfits.

Meanwhile, President Droupadi Murmu while addressing a joint sitting of both houses, said that the government is committed to a fair investigation of the recent incidents of paper leaks as well as stringent punishment for the guilty.

(With inputs from agencies)

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